Last Activity:11-05-2012 5:04 PM
Posted in thread: very little carbonation on 02-24-2012 at 04:44 AM
It was a 5 gallon batch and I used 5 ounces of dextrose priming sugar. Same exact procedure as
my first two batches which were both carbonated by the two week mark.
Posted in thread: very little carbonation on 02-24-2012 at 04:32 AM
I have had my IPA bottled for two weeks now and there is still very little carbonation in the
bottles. When I pour a beer from a couple inches above the rim of the glass, a few bubbles
appear near the...
Posted in thread: how long is too long for fermentation? on 02-04-2012 at 08:19 PM
Is there a certain point where yeast dies off and carbonating with sugar is impossible? Will
the yeast die or become dormant until it gets more food? What is the lifespan of a typical ale
yeast. How d...
Posted in thread: Bottling-One Mistake After Another on 01-12-2012 at 05:35 AM
So, I'm bottling my second brew. A wheat ale. My first mistake was not ensuring that my spigot
was closed before putting my priming sugar in the bottling bucket. I could not tell exactly how
much I lo...
Posted in thread: what do i do about beer in airlock? on 01-07-2012 at 04:08 AM
OK, I've fashioned a blow off tube. My tube was too small to fit over the piece inside the
airlock and too big to fit directly into the grommet in the lid, so I stuck my racking cane
into the grommet ...
Posted in thread: what do i do about beer in airlock? on 01-07-2012 at 02:37 AM
I came home from work and my krausen was foaming up into my airlock. I took the lid off and it
subsided a bit, but im sure it will probably happen again. I work 10 hour shifts and can't
babysit my bee...
Posted in thread: mixing yeast? on 01-05-2012 at 08:18 PM
Sounds good. Thanks guys.
Posted in thread: mixing yeast? on 01-05-2012 at 06:45 PM
Im sure this has already been covered in a previous thread, but the search on this mobile app
is not so good. I brewed my third batch last night(IPA) and got a higher OG than I was
Posted in thread: Is carbonation in fermenter normal? on 01-05-2012 at 05:04 AM
Gotcha. Thanks for the quick response.
Posted in thread: Is carbonation in fermenter normal? on 01-05-2012 at 04:45 AM
I brewed a belgian wheat that has been in fermenter for almost 4 weeks now and when i opened
the lid to take a gravity reading, I got a little hiss as though i were opening a beer bottle.
I took a sam...